Ontario Federation for Cerebral Palsy

Site: Toronto

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Description and Services
Description (Service) Support and services to people in Ontario with cerebral palsy * assists member groups in the development and provision of services and programs including accommodation * advocates and promotes awareness, understanding and acceptance of persons with cerebral palsy * encourages and supports research, education and programs related to cerebral palsy * newsletter 
 
Planning Services Program - Program offers initial consultations, independent person-centred planning and information resources on services, programs and products * supports inclusion and helps people participate more fully and benefit from the life in their community. * contact: cindy@ofcp.ca 
 
Membership Services - Individual membership is open to all people with cerebral palsy, their parents/family members as well as professionals who have an interest in the welfare of persons with cerebral palsy * group members are non-profit organizations who provide services to people with cerebral palsy and other physical disabilities in their communities * contact: lynn@ofcp.ca 
 
The Children and Families Program - Supports and responds to requests from families of parents with children with cerebral palsy by offering information and resources that will assist in caring for their child * also responds to inquiries from professionals, organizations and students regarding cerebral palsy * contact: cathy@ofcp.ca 
 
Assistive Devices Funding Program - Financial assistance program for the purchase of equipment for persons with cerebral palsy * categories of equipment include: communication and writing aids; orthotic devices; wheelchairs, positioning and ambulation aids; home accessibility aids; bathing and washroom aids and electronic aids for daily living * contact: adfp@ofcp.ca  
 
Life Enriching Activity Funding Program (LEAF) - Provides opportunities to people with cerebral palsy who are a member of OFCP to participate in a Life Enriching Activity of their choice * examples include horseback riding, summer camp, swimming, art lessons, computer classes, or a community-based day program * see web site for further information * contact: leaf@ofcp.ca
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Ontario
Eligibility People with cerebral palsy * their family members * professionals * interested public
Application Call the Toronto office for information on programs and services or visit the Website * call the Ottawa office for pick-ups * for a list of what you can donate, call the office
Languages English
Fees Membership - minimal fee
Contact Information
Office Phone Toronto Office 416-244-9686
Toll Free Phone Ontario only 1-877-244-9686
Fax 416-244-6543
E-Mail info@ofcp.ca
Website www.ofcp.ca
Primary Executive Gordana Skrba, Interim Executive Director; Phone: 416-244-9686 ext 241; Email: gordana@ofcp.ca
Names
Alternate Name CP ; OFCP
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Toronto Downtown
Address & Map
1630 Lawrence Ave W, Suite 104
Toronto, ON M6L 1C5
 
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Intersection Black Creek Dr and Lawrence Ave W
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Parking Free parking
Other Details
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/OntarioFederationforCerebralPalsy
Twitter Twitter: twitter.com/OntarioFCP
Established 1947
Funding Fundraising ; Donations - Charitable Registration Number: 107797722 RR0001
Service Categories Assistive Technology Expense Assistance ~ Cerebral Palsy ; Clothing Donation Programs ; Disability Associations ~ Cerebral Palsy ; Disability Rights Groups ~ Cerebral Palsy ; Disease/Disability Information ~ Cerebral Palsy ; Donation Pickups ; Household Goods Donation Programs ; Internet Information Resources ~ Cerebral Palsy ; Life Care Planning ~ Cerebral Palsy ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Cerebral Palsy ~ Families/Friends of People with Disabilities ; Subject Specific Public Awareness/Education ~ Cerebral Palsy ; Voluntary Health Organizations
Print Material Newsletter
Resources Website, videos, information package
Accreditation No
Organization Info
Elections The Board of Directors is elected.

Administration: 613-757-3108 Monday to Friday from 8:30am to 4:00pm

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